Joseph Mucheru MBS is the Google "Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) ambassador" as well as Country Manager Kenya, based in Nairobi. He joined Google in June 2007 where he leads the delivery of strategy, business planning and operations.
Before joining Google he worked at Wananchi Online, a company he co-founded in 1999. He held various roles at the company including Chief Technology Officer, Strategy & Business Director and Chief Executive Officer. He attended The Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University in 2008 before that he obtained his undergraduate degree (B Sc. (Hons)) in Economics & Computer Science at City University London in 1993 and has since accumulated numerous certifications.
He was awarded the Moran of the order of the burning spear in December 2010 by the President of the Republic of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki.
He is a member of Africa Leadership Network, The National Prayer Breakfast, and the East African Business Summit.